The Florida Panthers early season struggles continued Monday night.
The Florida Panthers are on the brink of their worst start to a season in seven years, but putting Roberto Luongo back in net against the Ottawa Senators could prevent that from happening.
Tom Gilbert and Tomas Kopecky scored in the final three minutes, and the Florida Panthers topped the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Thursday night for their fifth straight win.
Colin Greening scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots, leading the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Ottawa coach Paul MacLean called this meeting with the Florida Panthers a “must win.” His team doesn’t usually have much trouble winning against them anyway.
Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and the Ottawa Senators won their third straight game to start the season, beating the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Thursday night.
Playing in the deep chill of winter for the first time this young season, the Panthers didn’t do much of anything Monday night as the Senators dominated all phases of the game.
The Florida Panthers needed some time to get up to full speed against the Ottawa Senators. Marcel Goc, Krystofer Barch and Mikael Samuelsson scored second-period goals and the Panthers rallied to beat the Senators for the first time in 10 games, 4-2 on Sunday night.
The Florida Panthers continued their streak of losing at home Sunday with a shutout loss to the Anaheim Ducks. The loss not only was the team’s third straight, but it also left the Cats clinging to a one point lead in the Southeast division.